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Audi will offer A3 TDI owners in the US an identical Goodwill Package as Volkswagen to show appreciation for their patience during this emissions scandal. The participating customers will receive a $500 Visa, a $500 dealer gift card, and three years of 24-hour roadside assistance.


Volkswagen is meeting with regulators from the EPA and CARB on November 19 and 20 to explain the company's plans for repairs to its diesel engines.


Volkswagen wants $21.5 billion in loans as a short-term financial buffer to get through its emissions crisis.


Volkswagen won't fire whistleblowers who come forward to its internal investigation to admit wrongdoing before November 30.


Volkswagen is now looking at earlier examples of the EA 288 engine in Europe to see if they cheat emissions, but newer examples do not. These diesels are already part of VW's stop-sale in the US.


VW allegedly altered its software defeat device multiple times to put the cheat into several engines, suggesting more people knowing about the trick. If proven, the result could be harsher penalties against the company in the US.


Investigators in Italy searched the main offices of Lamborghini and Volkswagen for evidence of managers' knowledge of the VW emissions scandal.


Agency Will Be More 'Unpredictable' In Checking For Cheaters

In the wake of the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal, the Environmental Protection Agency vowed to crack down on the auto industry with renewed vigor. That process has started.


Volkswagen's 2016 models with the 2.0-liter TDI are still months away from arriving at dealers. Once the company resubmits them for testing, the EPA is planning a rigorous certification program to make sure the engines are compliant.


Investigators in Germany have searched Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg and confiscated documents to better understand the automaker's diesel scandal.


Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says that a recall on the company's diesels should begin in January. Mueller believes all of the affected cars could be fixed by the end of 2016.


Former VW Supervisory Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech looks to be one of the few people benefiting from the company's diesel emissions scandal. With Winterkorn out, two people very close to him are now running the automaker.


The West Virginia State Attorney General is suing VW for violating the consumer protection act there. If the automaker loses the case, it could face serious financial losses, including large payments to consumers and the state government.


Volkswagen continues to investigate the source of the evasive diesel engine software internally, but it's reportedly not turning up evidence against three suspended top engineers.


The Fast Lane Car attempts to trick a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI into its emissions defeat mode over two dyno runs. It isn't clear cheat mode is actually active, but a power drop is detected from one run to the next.


German prosecutors are stepping back from their initial investigation into Martin Winterkorn for alleged fraud in the emissions scandal. They say there's not yet enough evidence to focus on him in the case.


Volkswagen's stock is being removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices because of the automaker's diesel emissions evasions. The change is effective October 6.


The government incentives that buyers of VW's diesels received in 2009 could be used to form a fraud case against the automaker by prosecutors in the US.


There will be unforeseen damage from the VW diesel scandal, but thankfully there's a bright spot within the darkness.


Plus: Notes On The Buick Cascada, Ford Super Duty, And Nissan Altima

We curate the week's events with a focus on turmoil at Volkswagen. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.


Credit rating agencies are looking negatively on VW in the wake of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. There's a concern about how this affects the company going forward.

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